Journalism and communication history

A cartoon of a young boy handing out newspapers.

This research theme comprises work in the following areas:

  • The history of tabloid genres and popular culture
  • Media and gender representations and constructions in history
  • The history of journalism in Britain and Ireland
  • The history of European Union/Community communication
  • Historical debates concerning the extent of democratic rights and their praxis
  • The British radical tradition and freedom of speech

Key researchers

PhD students

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